Miryam Valdiva Romero is an Education Programs intern at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University. She is currently a Master in legal studies student at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. She is a native of Peru but has called Arizona home for over 15 years. She is passionate about international development and would like to contribute to international exchange efforts with the goal to provide educational and professional opportunities to youth and young professionals. As a veteran and a reservist in the U.S Navy, her experience abroad has intensified her passion for international education. She is a spontaneous traveler and loves to dance and cook during her free time.